Caillier Family History

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Caillier Name Meaning

French: probably an occupational name for a catcher of quails, from an agent noun from Old French caille ‘quail’ (Latin quaccula).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Callier, Vallier, Hollier, Hillier, Saulnier, Gallier, Lallier

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Caillier Family Origin

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Caillier Family Occupations

What did your Caillier ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Caillier occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 29% of Caillier's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Caillier family was Rantier. Cultivateur, Chartier and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caillier.

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  • Cultivateur

    29%
  • Chartier

    14%
  • Labourer

    14%
  • Rantier

    14%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Caillier ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Caillier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Caillier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caillier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Caillier. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Caillier. For the veterans among your Caillier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Caillier Life Expectancy

What is the average Caillier lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Caillier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Caillier in 1954 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caillier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Caillier ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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